Manager Yeom Kyung-yup joined the home run ceremony, but what was the reason behind it?
LG won 8-4 against SSG Landers Field in Incheon on April 18. With the win, LG consolidated its top spot in the standings with an eight-game lead over second-place SSG.
It wasn’t easy. Down 0-4 through six innings, the team capitalized on a hit and an error in the seventh to dramatically tie the game at 4-4.
Then, in the 12th inning of extra innings, Moon Bo-kyung hit a home run and Jung Joo-hyun and Kim Min-sung completed a back-to-back home run to win the game.
Here’s the most eye-catching part of the game. When Jung Joo-hyun and Kim Min-sung hit home runs, they performed a home run ceremony with the players.
LG has recently implemented a new home run ceremony. The players stand in a circle, shoulder to shoulder, to greet the players who hit home runs.메이저사이트
On this day, manager Yoon Kyung-yeop and the coaching staff joined in.
This shows the atmosphere in the LG dugout.
Before the game on the 19th, Yeom laughed, “The players suddenly said, ‘You should do it too!’ So I joined in.” “Joo-hyun did it once, and then he said, ‘Let’s do it again,’ so Min-sung did it for the home run,” he added.
Whether they’ll continue to do this in the future, however, remains to be seen.
“We’ll do it in special situations,” Yeom smiles, “like a walk-off home run.